„Digital Westerplatte” project awarded

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Infographics – The Korean War 1950-1953

12 February, 2021

On June 25th, 1950 North Korea attacked South Korea, crossing the 38th parallel. The Korean War began. UN Security Council resolution 82 condemned the attack and called for the withdrawal of the communist state’s troops from South Korea. But North Korea’s Kim Il-sung was not going to listen. At first, American troops were sent to […]

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Infographic – The Siege of Sevastopol 1854-1855

14 January, 2021

The Crimean War was yet another conflict between Russia and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) for control of the Black Sea basin. The Western powers sided with Turkey: Great Britain, France and Sardinia, who wanted to prevent Russian expansion in the Middle East. The destruction of Turkey would have meant Russia’s hegemony in the area. In […]

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From Battlefield Archaeology to Conflict Archaeology

12 January, 2021

In his article, Jan Wrzosek, briefly presents the origins and development of battlefield archaeology and its transition to conflict archaeology. The article has been published as part of Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk’s publication Material Remains of Armed Conflicts. We hope you enjoy the article. This article briefly presents the origins and […]

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Infographic – Winter War

18 December, 2020

Suomussalmi (December 7th, 1939 – January 8th, 1940) The greatest Finnish victory during the Winter War against the Soviet Union. View our infographic and learn the story of Soviet defeat in the battle of Suomussalmi >> The defeat of Poland in the war against both the Third Reich and the Soviet Union, and the partition […]

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